Student Snowflakes Triggered by Steve Martin’s “King Tut” — The Foxhole

I seriously worry about the future of our nation when everything is offensive to someone. Imagine if they watched ‘The Jerk‘ or ‘Blazing Saddles ‘!

God help them if they ever watch “The Jerk.” Via the Washington Examiner Comedian Steve Martin’s rendition of “King Tut” is triggering social justice warriors at Reed College because they see it as a form of cultural appropriation. The song, originally performed on “Saturday Night Live,” actually criticizes the commercialization and trivialization of Egyptian history […]

via Student Snowflakes Triggered by Steve Martin’s “King Tut” — The Foxhole

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4 Principles of Gun Safety

I know these should be 2nd nature to any and all gun enthusiasts, however when I do my safety review with first time visitors to the range, many act like it’s the first time they’ve heard them. So here you go:

  1. All guns are ALWAYS loaded.
  2. Never point a firearm at anything you’re not willing to shoot or destroy.
  3. Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
  4. Be aware of your target and what’s beyond it.

Hope some of you find this useful, if it saves one accident or injury then indeed it’s worth it. Now get out there and practice!

Practicing Your Preps: Hiking

It’s no surprise that most preparedness minded people tend to focus heavily on food, water, equipment and firearms as those will likely be the most immediate needs in a crisis. However, do you or will you have the physical and mental strength to weather such a crisis? This is a question I have often asked myself through this journey and sadly, if I’m to be honest with myself, I would have to say no. Continue reading “Practicing Your Preps: Hiking”

What Type of Events Are You Preparing For?

Hurricane, EMP attack, Solar flare, Yellowstone Volcano, Global Warming, race war, civil war, foreign invasion, viral outbreak, take over by the Federal Government, financial collapse or economic depression, zombie apocalypse; what is it that drives you to prepare for the future?

Hurricane: I think we can all agree on the massive devastation and chaos a hurricane can cause as we’ve witnessed it time and time again. 2016 saw the first increase in hurricane activity since 2012 with 7 hurricanes and 4 considered major. Hurricanes can be a real concern depending of course on where you live. Before our relocation to Tennessee we had considered the Carolina’s, events such as this are why we decided otherwise. Move out of such a zone if you can, or have that ‘bug out’ bag ready when the weatherman says go.  Continue reading “What Type of Events Are You Preparing For?”